" - Well, says John Wyse, isn't that what we're told? Love your neighbours.
- That chap? says the citizen. Beggar my neighbour is his motto. Love, Moya! He's a nice pattern of a Romeo and Juliet." (U12.1490)
"Love loves to love love. Nurse loves the new chemist. Constable 14 A loves Mary Kelly. Gerty MacDowell loves the boy that has the bicycle. M.B. loves a fair genteman. Li Chi Han lovey up kissy Cha Pu Chow." (U12.1493)
"Jumbo, the elephant, loves Alice, the elephant." (U12.1496)

Jumbo the elephant was born in Africa, captured in 1861, and reared in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris. He grew to a huge size (Ht 11.5 ft, Wt 6.5 tons), and worked for 20 years in the London Zoo. He was bought by Barnum for $10.000, crossed the Atlantic amidst enormous publicity, and joined the Barnum & Bailey show in 1882. He was hit by a train and died in 1885.
Jumbo was immensely popular. His name became synonymous with 'huge' or 'gigantic.' He is seen here on 2 period trade cards, titled 'Prospective Fun for the Children' and 'Reaching for Candy.'

While in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris, Jumbo was exhibited alongside Alice, an African female elephant. I have not found her picture yet.
"Old Mr Verschoyle with the ear trumpet " (12.1496)
"loves old Mrs Verschoyle with the turnedin eye. The man in the brown macintosh loves a lady who is dead." (U12.1497)
"His Majesty the King loves Her Majesty the Queen." (U12.1498)

Edward Prince of Wales married Princess Alexandra of Denmark on March 10th 1863. He treated his marriage with indifference. Alexandra was aware of most of his affairs, and accepted them. His mistresses included Lily Langtry and Sarah Bernhardt (actresses), Jennie Jerome (mother of Winston Churchill), and Alice Keppel (a courtesan, who was allowed at his deathbed). The couple had 6 children, including future king Georges V.
"Mrs Norman W. Tupper loves officer Taylor. You love a certain person." (U12.1499)
"And this person loves that other person because everybody loves somebody but God loves everybody." (U12.1500)
"- Well, Joe, says I, your very good health and song. More power, citizen.
- Hurrah, there, says Joe.
- The blessing of God and Mary and Patrick on you, says the citizen.
And he ups with his pint to wet his whistle.
- We know those canters, says he, preaching and picking your pocket." (U12.1502)
"What about sanctimonious Cromwell and his ironsides" (U12.1507)

The back of this cigarette card reads: "Oliver Cromwell (1599 - 1658). Lord Protector of England, was born in Huntingdon, 1599. He showed great audacity in opposing the government of Charles I. He joined the parliamentary army, initiated important military reforms, commanded all the horse, and became one of the greatest cavalry leaders in history. At Marston Moor (1644) he earned the name of Ironsides from the strength of his troops which could not be broken. Totally defeated Charles I at the decisive battle of Naseby (1645) and at Worcester (1651) finally aniihilated the royalist forces. Cromwell's art of war was two centuries in advance of his time. He was brave and fearless, and a man of truth and justice. He died in 1658."
"that put the women and children of Drogheda to the sword with the bible text God is love pasted round the mouth of his cannon?" (U12.1507)
"Did you read that skit in the United Irishman today about that Zulu chief that's visiting England?
- What's that? says Joe." (U12.1509)
"So the citizen takes up one of his paraphernalia papers and he starts reading out:
- A delegation of the chief cotton magnates of Manchester was presented yesterday to His Majesty the Alaki of Abeakuta by Gold Stick in Waiting, Lord Walkup of Walkup on Eggs, to tender to His Majesty the heartfelt thanks of British traders for the facilities afforded them in his dominions." (U12.1512)
"The delegation partook of luncheon at the conclusion of which the dusky potentate, in the course of a happy speech, freely translated by the British chaplain, the reverend Ananias Praisegod Barebones, tendered his best thanks to Massa Walkup and emphasised the cordial relations existing between Abeakuta and the British Empire, stating that he treasured as one of his dearest possessions an illuminated bible, the volume of the word of God and the secret of England's greatness, graciously presented to him by the white chief woman, the great squaw Victoria, with a personal dedication from the august hand of the Royal Donor." (U12.1518)
"— Widow woman, says Ned. I wouldn't doubt her. " (U12.1534)
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